Sophie Ellis-Bextor looks glam in purple mini dress with ruby trim at Westlife’s Wembley Stadium gig

Sophie Ellis-Bextor cut a glamorous figure as she took to the stage at Wembley Stadium in London on Saturday ahead of headline act Westlife.

The singer, 43, wore a sequinned purple mini dress with a ruby red feathered trim around the hem.

She looked every inch the pop star as she performed, wearing lashings of make-up to highlight her pretty features, including a bold red lip.

The hitmaker raised her arms in the air as she performed at the iconic venue which can hold a maximum if 90,000 people.

Irish boy band Westlife – comprising Shane Filan, Kian Egan, Mark Feehily and Nicky Byrne – played their first ever headline concert at the stadium this weekend.

Adoring fans enjoyed a set of their greatest hits set, including Uptown Girl, Flying Without Wings, You Raise Me Up, and If I Let You Go.

Ahead of their performance, the band said: ‘Without a doubt, Wembley stadium will be a career-high and a real pinch yourself moment in our lives.

‘After a two-year wait, August 6th will be the biggest show we have ever undertaken in the UK and all under the arch of one of the world’s most iconic venues.’

The band were forced to cancel their Wembley Stadium concert last year in the midst of lockdown but they rescheduled for this month.

Nicky previously told MailOnline: ‘We’ve seen big bands do it. We’ve witnessed Coldplay, we’ve seen the Take That boys do it, we’ve seen U2, we’ve seen all those legends do it and it really is a huge honour to be standing on the same stage that bands like that have done.

‘I was five when Live Aid was happening, I watched it and I remember Queen, I remember Freddie, I remember all those moments.

‘Equally for the fans as well, to see these songs like Flying Without Wings, You Raise Me Up, World of Our Own, Swear It Again, Hello My Love. All those hits that have gone right back to ’99.

‘It will be nerve-racking but we can’t wait to do it. We’ll take those nights to the grave.’

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